Technical data



Oil-/watercooled, 4-stroke in-line 6-cylinder engine, two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder

Bore x stroke
72 mm x 67.5 mm

1,649 cc

Rated Output

 118 kW (160 hp) at 7,750 rpm

Max. torque
175 Nm at 5,250 rpm
Compression ratio
12.2 : 1
Mixture control

Electronic intake pipe injection

Emission control

Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4

Riding performance / consumption

Maximum speed
Over 200 km/h
Consumption per 100 km based on he WMTC

5.9 l

CO2 emission based on WMTC

138 g/km

Fuel type

Regular unleaded (max. 15% ethanol, E15), ROZ 91 87 AKI

Electrical system

700 W
12 V/19 Ah, maintenance-free



Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath


6-speed helical, gearbox

Secondary drive
Shaft drive

Suspension / brakes

Bridge-type aluminium frame with load-bearing engine
Front suspension / spring elements
BMW Motorrad Duolever; central spring strut
Rear suspension / spring elements
BMW Motorrad Paralever
Spring travel, front/rear
115 mm /135 mm
1,618 mm
106.4 mm
Steering head angle
Cast aluminium
Rim dimensions, front
3.50 x 17"
Rim dimensions, rear
6.00 x 17"
Tire, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tire, rear

190/55 ZR 17

Brake, front

Dual disc brake, diameter 320 mm, 4-piston fixed calipers

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, diameter 320 mm, double-piston caliper


BMW Motorrad Integral ABS Pro (partially integrated, lean optimized)

Dimensions / weights

Seat height, unladen

750 mm (OE seat high 780 mm)

Rider step length, unladen

1,720 mm (OE seat high 1,770 mm)

Usable tank capacity
26.5 l
of which reserve
4.0 l
1,475 mm
Width (including mirrors)
1,000 mm
Unladen weight, fully fuelled/road-ready

350 kg

Max. permitted weight
560 kg
Max. load (with standard equipment)
210 kg

1) According to guideline VO (EU) 168/2013 with all fluids, with standard equipment and fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume (GT without case).

Standard equipment

  • BMW Motorrad Integral ABS (partially integral) with ABS control (ABS Pro) regardless of the lean angle
  • DTC (Dynamic Traction Control)
  • Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment)
  • Steplessly adjustable electric comfort windscreen
  • Cruise control
  • Reverse
  • Keyless ride
  • Heated grips and seats
  • One-piece seat (seat height: 750 mm; step length: 1,720 mm)
  • Comfort foot pegs
  • Built-in side panniers, pannier lids in bike colour
  • Detachable top box with backrest, top box lid in bike colour
  • Luggage carrier
  • Centre stand
  • Pro shift assist
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • One key system for ignition, steering, fuel filler cap, storage compartments, panniers and seat locks
  • Central locking system
  • Anti-theft alarm system
  • Integrated ignition and steering lock
  • Adjustable brake and clutch levers
  • Lockable storage compartment and on-board literature
Special features
  • On-board computer, vehicle settings and optional audio system operated using the multi-controller
  • Audio system with navigation device preparation
  • Reverse assistant
  • Self-energizing clutch requiring only a small amount of force
  • 3 riding modes: “Rain”, “Road” and ”Dynamic”
  • Hill start control
  • Chrome kit for body
Electrical system
  • Lights permanently illuminated
  • Xenon headlights
  • Adaptive headlight
  • Multifunctional display with on-board computer: – multifunctional display: digital clock, selected gear and fuel level, coolant temperature level, range display, odometer, trip distance counter (3x), service interval display – on-board computer: range, average consumption 1 and 2, average speed, outside temperature, stopwatch, travel times, date and oil level warning indicator
  • Instrument cluster with chrome accents and indirect dial light
  • Two sockets
  • CAN bus with Single Wire System (SWS)
  • Electronic immobilizer
  • Diagnostic interface
  • Hazard warning lights system
  • White LED indicators and LED rear light
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